The Best Containers For Seed Starting Indoors

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Expandable Peat or Coir Pellets These start as small disks and expand when watered. They are contained in a fine netting and can be placed directly into pots or the ground, reducing transplant stress.

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Soil Blockers Rather than a traditional container, soil blockers create compact blocks of soil with a seed indent. This method eliminates the need for a container altogether and reduces transplant shock.

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Plastic Cell Flats/Trays These are one of the most common seed starting containers. They come in seed trays of multiple cells, making it easy to start a lot of seeds at once. The plastic trays are reusable, but ensure they are cleaned well between uses to prevent disease.

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Peat Pots These are biodegradable pots made from peat moss. They are great for starting seeds indoors and can be planted directly into the soil when it’s time to transplant, minimizing root disturbance.

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